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. transformation is underway. c'mon, let's go! ♪ ♪ >> glenn: well, hello, america. i want to talk to you again about the fundamental transformation of america. it could happen tomorrow. i have to tell you, there a are -- it's like you can't catch your breath. how long have we been running? this has been a marathon now since last year. and there are some nasty things happening. maybe tomorrow. that will transform our country. you will add another star to our flag. you haven't heard this anywhere. you will tonight. and you better pay attention and call your friends and tell them, because it could happen tomorrow. the vote. now, before i give you the full details, there is something you have to understand, first. that is progressives. what is it that progressives believe? progressives are all about big government and power and control. it doesn't matter about democrat or republican. it's power and control. control over you. you don't choose for yourself. we'll give you some options. but we're not going to make them clear. we will give you some options and we'll control it. this is the european mo
that this large can bring about radical change in this nation. a change in the very idea of america and what it's all about. for the first time in our history, generations of americans could be facing a future less bright than the past. for our kids there would be fewer jobs, greater burden, more insecurity and a diminished dreams and one of the american ideals since the first explorers set foot in this country americans have believed that this country of ours is an exceptional place with exceptional possibilities. we've done the basis of the ever expanding horizons. without that, what would america be? politics in this democracy of ours has always been a tough business. we've been known the loss in our david imagine how much more brutal our politics will become when they are a fight among factions simply to hold onto their piece of the shrinking economic pie. and one of america's leadership in the world for a century now the world has looked to america to light the way and to keep it safe. but how can we lead effectively when we are more and more of to our eyeballs and higher to nations that m
. the rest of the world is beginning to move. east asia is doing exceptionally well. even latin america -- brazil is doing well and the remainder of latin america is doing well. we are doing okay. the american and economy is accelerating faster / -- the american economy is accelerating faster. europe will have a major problem with the exchange rate and other problems. japan is coming back and everybody is coming back, but there are laggards. the problem is getting closer and closer to where the deflationary will be behind us and that the real issue of inflation begins to rise which, paul volcker said, you cannot have a system where you have large deficits, but very large expansion in the monetary base, and not altogether inflation. it has never happened. >> what can the fed to do about some of these long-range problems? >> it is mainly out of the hands of the federal reserve in the sense that these are very deep- seated, political, cultural problems. what bothers me specifically is that in recent months we are exhibiting an absolute inability to cut anything. the c-17 which is a great c
to america? you know, it's going to take hard enforcement. it's going to take tough security, and it's going to have to take an amnesty program that streamlines the process. i have to share this with you. pie wife and i this winter, we purchased a canadian fishing lodge because, well, i'm addicted to fishing. i just love it, you know. and this has been a real education for us trying to do business in another country. now, i am convinced -- i have nothing against the canadians, they are wonderful people, but, folks, we're supposed to get along. and we treat each other -- the canadians and the united states treat each other like we're criminals. we do. i foe -- i'm starting to feel how the mexican folks right now and there's so much red tape and there are so many hoops you have to jump through, it's almost easier to do it illegally. i know why they're coming across the border because there's just so much stuff you got to do to work with america, there's so much stuff you got to do with work with canadians. can't we have some international summit or should we say a summit of countries in this h
it was in this building that we were building a fan base. i still remember that day. it was a picture of what america is about. you have people from all different walks of life coming together. everybody was working hard. everybody knew there was a challenge coming. everybody was there because they figured if we were all working together then there was the reason why we cannot handle this. we had handled things before. that is the american spirit on display that is this theory -- spirit of quincy and illinois. it is good to be reminded that and come back to spend time with you. we spent some time in iowa and missouri and now back here. yay., misery. how about i attaci left? we are in illinois. over the last couple of days we have talked to workers who are busy building when a blaze for these wind turbines and by a few plants, family and small- business owners trying to navigate through tough economy and talk to farmers about what is happening. because it is folks like pawlenty live in towns like quincy and give america its heartbeat, that is why it is so important. if this sounds like this were worki
to our viewers on pbs in america, also around the globe. coming up later in the program -- the world comes to shanghai. we take all look at the futuristic opening. he says he has not eaten in 74 years. could it be true? britain's final prime ministerial debate is under way this evening with a focus on the economy. there is only a week until polling day with many voters still undecided. is a final chance for the three leaders to get their policies across. prime minister gordon brown will be trying to redeem himself after the disaster is gaffe yesterday when he called a lifelong labor supporter "the biggest." -- "a bigot." >> i am listening to the debate with the rest of the journalists here. and namely this is about bankers and their bonuses. obviously a lot of rhetoric sang the financial crisis was very unfair -- saying the financial crisis was very unfair. gordon brown began by saying the prime minister and had a difficult job to do and he did not always get things right. he unexpectedly insulted of voter yesterday, not knowing his remarks would be carried for everyone to hear. and
into america. they saw a great opportunity through mexico. the overland route took them by monterey. here we are with all breaking loose and everybody is scared. you have a lot of people who are totally innocent and looking for safe haven and they are worried about others because we are arming the other side. the mexican army and police are dying every day to keep the drugs from coming and the bad guys come over here and get somebody to go buy some assault weapons because we did not institute the assault weapons ban. . . the real reason this anti- immigrant sentiment -- look at the numbers -- white male factory workers without a college degree got killed in the last decade. manson -- manon -- men in terms of wages killed even worse than women did. the economic downturn was basically on white male high- school graduates and women high school graphics with a couple of years of college that just got hit in the economy. but they will get more jobs with the economy grow. their taxes were be lower. the changes we will have to make will be slightly less draconian if you have more people contributin
. kosmas: i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the speaker pro tempore: the chair will entertain up to five requests for one-minute speeches on each side of the aisle. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from florida rise? ms. kosmas: to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. kosmas: it is my distinct honor and privilege to recognize on the floor of the united states house of representatives dr. pamela carbonier for her extensive community spirit and volunteerism. she has dedicated her life's work to helping those in need with a particular focus on women and children. she's the co-founder and member of the community outreach to prevent eating disorders, medical supervisor for victims of assault, medical supervisor for the rape crisis county and board and coalition member for healthy start. she also serves as the chair of daytona state college women's advocacy board. she practices at halifax ob-gyn associate
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him tried as an adult. could this child be america's youngest lifer. >> a man tries to clear a problem at a laundry only to be sucked to his death. one of lany 14 americans killed each day on the job. how unsafe is your workplace? "nightline" investigates. >> plus, we heard that. gordon brown is the latest star. >> they should have never put me with her. >> to george bush, to joe biden. he's got plenty of company. it's a brief history of how a hot mike becomes a hot mess. >>> good evening. i'm terry moran. we're going to begin tonight with a story about a child who may never know freedom again. at the age of 11, according to prosecutors, he allegedly shot his step mother who was pregnant at the time, on the way to school. what has transpired is a family in morning, a father's insistence on innocence, and a judge intent on try the child to the full extent of the law. >> it's a chime so haunting, so unthinkable. on february 20th, 2009, inside this farmhouse, kenzie houk, just two weeks away from giving birth to his first son, was asleep in bed. >> how excited was she? >> she was thrilled
draconian when they treat illegal aliens when they are in arizona than anywhere else in america. >> you bet and thank goodness we live in the united states. >> i'm glad to hear that i hope you condemn that demagoguery as much as i do francisco. >> sean: hang on a second. let me advance a debate. president used this example of somebody that would go into an ice cream shop and be harrassed. if you read the bill, it's impossible. clearly the president hasn't, because the bill very specifically states, as i pointed out, that there must be prior legal contact. meaning there had to be some other law that were broken before one's immigration cus could be question ed by -- immigration cus could be questioned by the police department. so the president what he said to the american people in iowa in this town hall was inaccurate and untrue. you agree? >> i agree. what he should have said is what my enforcement agent friends call it when local authorities try to enforce federal laws they do a moad address, mexicans out after dark. what is happening you get a pretense offense he was speeding because you
morning america." sam champion reports from the gulf coast. >>> on capitol hill today, financial reform takes a vint step closer to reality. the senate begins debate on a sweeping, new law, three days after its sponsors first tried to bring it to the floor. steven portnoy has the story. >> reporter: vehicling to reporters on air force one, president obama hailed the movement on financial regulatory reform. >> it's the right thing to do. >> reporter: for three-straight days, every senate republican, and one democrat, voted to block the bill from even coming up for debate. >> we have to get to this bill. negotiations are like the world turns, that soap opera. they're never going to end, until we get on this bill. >> reporter: faced with a threat of recession that would have kept on on the floor all night, republicans agreed to end the black cade. now, they plan to force charges. >> americans want a number of things in this bill fixed. and they want more than verbal assurances. >> reporter: republicans want to strip out key provisions, including a fund to wind down failing firms. and democ
of the civil rights movement. >> she deserves a place of honor in america's memory. >> reporter: the crowd was made up of the whose who in washington. women in attendance paid tribute by wearing her signature hat. she was a fighter who wore her finallest into combat. >> you don't have to look like a battle exgoing into battle. >> reporter: for 40 years she lead negro women blazing a trail for justice. in 1940 she lobbied civil rights. in 1963 she helped organize the march in washington. she stood on the same stand with martin luther king but was disappointed that the speech didn't mention women's civil rights. height passed away last week as 91. she said her most important thing in life was at the end when a african-american took the oath of offers. office. >> the progress that ultimately made it possible for michelle and me to be here as president and first lady. >> reporter: lindsay davis abc 2 news. >>> the oil rig that exploded and burns in the gulf coast may be turning into an environment tragedy. the accident plunged the platform underwater where it is leaking oil uncontrollably. mas
to "bbc world news," broadcast on pbs in america and around the globe. coming up later, the world comes to shanghai. and look at the future ahead of this expo. he says he has not eaten in 74 years. doctors try to find out if this could be true. >>> in britain, the final and probably most combative debate of the current election campaign has just taken place. the three main party leaders clashed over immigration, the state of the economy, and bonuses. many solid as the primer to the campaign before voters go to the polls next week. i>> one last debate, one more week, one final chance to speak directly to millions of voters who have yet to make up their minds. the first question asked for more detail on how they would cut spending. gordon brown attacked, warning his plans would shrink the economy. again and again that tory leader refused to engage, climbing this is desperate -- claiming this was desperate stuff from a desperate man. about what david would do is take 6 million pounds of the economy and put our economy at risk. david, you just have it wrong economically and is the same mist
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to the streets of america. there were half a million in los angeles. there were 350,000, i think, in dallas/fort worth, that area as well. also, there was some backlash because remember at a number of these rallies, they actually -- they were talking about becoming americans but they were flying the mexican flag and they were flying flags from south america and stuff like that and suddenly, there was some backlash so if they are planning some big rallies, beware, there could be some backlash this time as well. >> it's an interesting irony because -- because of the freedom of speech here in this country, they're allowed to do that. >> well, of course. all right, so in the meantime, let's talk a little bit about a drink that you maybe have guzzled once or twice before. it's called the arizona ice tea. but they're facing some backlash now because of the name of the drink and they were all of their drinkers to know that they actually don't make their drink in arizona. it's actually made in new york. >> it's a new york drink so stop protesting arizona. it just happens to be the name and by the w
states of america was one of the greatest days for alternative energy. united states of america entered the 21st century with offshore wind. next, are these offshore title farms because you know what? we're now behind spain, portugal, scotland and australia, that already have pilot projects in place and they're moving. >> do you have concerns with wind turbines and birds and what you're talking about, wave turbines that take energy from the motion of the waves and fish? >> no. no. i mean, yes, there are some environmental concerns, but you know what? we do live in the 21st century. we're not going to go back to eating mud pies and living in a grass hut. we're in the business of business and we've got to supply energy and energy is the game here and we've got to do it more environmentally friendly because look at this situation that's unfolding, contessa. and it hasn't even come ashore yet and it's unacceptable. >> reece, while i'm talking to you, we've got the shot up of the white house press briefing room. we're expecting not only robert gibbs, but janet napolitano and some folks from
comments. >> america has got to be back in the future business, we have to be a tomorrow country. we have to create more jobs, revive manufacturing. we can't do it if we keep mortgaging our future to other people. the way to sell this to people in america is to tell them half of our debt is held by people and other countries and soon it will be 75% and do they wanted for their -- do they really want that for their children and grandchildren? then i would tell them that i would be careful how i do this. i would it everything i can to minimize the burden on the old, the poor, and unfortunate, but that in order to do that, you have to change the way you do health care, the way we do energy, the way we do education, -- and you have to reverse the age ratio. host: that is the former president yesterday. you hear what he says, the tomorrow country -- create more jobs, revive manufacturing, address federal debt, minimize the burdens on the old, pork, and unfortunate, change the way we do health care, energy, and education, and this last point, that the country needs more immigrants. we need to c
: hello, america. on monday, i gave you a story and explained if you can't have financial regulation done, by honest people, you shouldn't have it done. it's done by crooks and thieves that we currently have in washington. the best way i can explain this when i got together with my staff this morning i said can you give me footage of george clooney in "oceans 11." this is my favorite movie. george clooney, "oceans 11." do you remember the scene? andy garcia character runs a casino. he's in the vaults where you cannot steal any of the money from all the casinos. well, they find out that somebody is stealing it so he calls the police. in this movie, he wasn't calling the police. he was calling these guys. he thought they were the police, but they weren't. it was the crooks. george clooney's crewny dressed -- crew dressed as cops. they rigged the phone life. he called the robbers to come and help stop the crime they were committing. so, here is andy garcia. this is us. this is our financial scandal. do you remember this? that is the day that so many people lost their life savings. scandal. w
of the book "2010, take back america." dick morris, are you surprised? >> well, it had to happen. the obama administration -- obama is to unused to press criticism, he is used to add do you legs, when he gets anything less than the falling on their faces they react very tensely and very aggressively. there is a very specific danger that i am very worried about that the american people are not really worried about. >> juan: yeah? >> i describe this in my book "2010" john leash wits head of the fec. columnist to the "the washington post" responding to calls from "the washington post" leaders has initiated a study to determine whether the administration would support subsidies to news organizations. tax abatements, special mailing costs, all kinds of news --on this is as the news business is economic free for all. >> "new york times" lost 9% of its readers in the last six months. what i'm worried about is if they do that and it sounds like they are working their way into that, what will happen when anita dunn the communications director for obama says fox is not a news organization. that's but
the hour, farewell to a warrior. she didn't just live through america's civil rights struggle. dorothy height fought the fight. >> we begin with breaking news right now. two coal miners in western kentucky trapped underground after a mine kraeling collapsed late last night. a rescue operation happening now. so far, no one has been able to contact them. at least two others escaped. this is happening at the dotik. mine operated by alliance coal company. >>> your seafood, your summer vacation at the beach, how about the offshore drilling controversy. an environmental and economic tragedy moving through the gulf. an underwater oil leak that could devastate the coast. the coast guard says it may be five times what they have been saying, 210,000 gallons a day. the first test went well to burn off some of the surface oil. more fires could be lit later today. a b.p. executive says he will take the military up on their offer to help to sop up as much oil as possible before it hits the coast. the oil will make things tough on seafood fans. some shrimpers are going out right now just to try and b
's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. neighb neighbors on one storm rav average ld scene witnessed almost a wizard of oz. a tornado rip add home and dropped it literally 40 feet away in the middle of the street. the storm left a clear path of damage in its wake but left the home largely intact. >>> is in colorado a hit and run. a small plane ran into trouble while landing hitting a sign and a car carrying two people on approach. after coming to a stop the pilot ran away eventually turning himself into authorities. fortunately nobody was injured. >>> a rhode island fisherman caught a rare catch. look at this. a rare cacao lobster. it weighs approximately one pound and was sold to a wharf. there's no word whether or not he's going to end up on somebody's dinner plate though. >>> and in florida, bobby the house kat is taking her moktderring duties very seriously,ing atting as a surrogate mom to three bobcats. they were brought in by a hunter and are being cared for by their foster mom. they're going to be returned to the wild in about a year. >>> and now for
shows about dr. height. it's all at wusa9.com. click on the civil rights in america button. >>> a consumer alert tonight about recalled 2010 lexus suv's. tonight the company says it has the software so dealers can start fixing them. toyota recalled nearly 10,000 vehicles last week out of concerns they might roll over at high speeds. dealers began contacting owners about the fix last night. >>> federal county and local agencies are teaming up to stress safety. alex takes a closer look at the possible risks. >> a perfect day for rock climbing in the patomac, or kayaking in one of america's favorite rivers. that wasn't all the activity in the area. their support closed in and river rescuers were practicing saving lives to demonstrate the resources often needed in a deadly predicament. >> people all up and down the trail. >> the goal is to increase safety on the river and eliminate accidental drownings, just last year, six persons lost their lives in this 14- mile stretch of the potomac, from great falls to the key bridge. >> the river is deep, it's strong, it's treacherous
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early today in america. in alabama, neighbors on one storm-ravaged street witnessed add scene almost right out of the "wizard of oz" when a tornado ripped an an abandoned home off its foundation and dropped it literally nearly 40 feet away in the middle of the street. the storm left a clear path of damage in its wake but left the home largely intact. >>> in colorado a rare hit an hit-and-run accident, involving of all things a plane. a small plane ran into trouble while landing hitting a sign and a car carrying two people on approach. after coming to a stop the pilot ran away eventually turning himself into authorities. fortunately no one was injured. >>> a rhode island fisherman pulled in a really colorful catch, a rare cacao-cloud covered lobster. look at this. it weighs approximately one pound and was sold to a wharf. there's no word whether or not he's going to end up on someone's dinner plate though. >>> and in florida, bobby the house cat is taking her mothering duties very seriously, acting as a surrogate mom to three wild bobcats. the three 2-year-old kittens were brought in
movements since the late 1920s. >> she planted the seeds of a movement that changed america. >> reporter: though she was born in virginia and planted her activists route roots in harlem, they claimed her as her own. >> she is national treasure to those of us in washington, d.c. we think of her as a washingtonian. >> reporter: and dorothy height did fight many of her battles here. >> dorothy could not live with us, immersing herself in the life of us, and dc voting rights became one of her great causes, too. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton reminded worshipers that height's life was not defined by one struggle of equality. >> she understood as one of the few leaders of her time or any time. >> reporter: it was a night of serious tribute but no celebration of do dorothy height could neglect her love of those trademark hats. >> she was a supportive for the women's movement and for integration before the primary goal of the civil rights movement and now she doesn't want nuns to be the only people with something on their heads. >> there were charming and personal memories last
soldiers with paul rieckhoff, founder of veterans of america. also tonight, alex gibney is here. it is called "casino jack and the united states of money." that is coming out right now. >> there are so many things walmart is looking for to doing, like helping people live better. we are looking forward to helping people build strong communities. the best is yet to come. >> nationwide insurance proudly supports tavis smiley. nationwide insurance, working to improve the economic empowerment. >> nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- tavis: paul rieckhoff is the founder of the veterans of america which is holding let's second annual heroes' celebration tomorrow night. hero's celebration. i was stunned to read -- we know the economy is challenging everybbut i was shocked to lookt what veterans face, those who have served their country coming back home and their unemployment numbers are through the roo
. today opponents turned on a little star power, mexican america singer linda ronstadt speaking out. >> the dirty little secret is i'm probably not the one that would be pulled over because i'm light skinned. >> reporter: she endorsed the first of what's likely to be a flurry of opposition lawsuits. >> we will be devoting our collective resources to stopping this bill from taking effect. >> reporter: the controversial law requires police in arizona to demand proof of citizenship of anyone they suspect is in the u.s. illegally. it takes effect some summer, but many citizens say it's having a chilling effect already. listen as we talk to this immigrant rights worker. >> why don't you go back to mexico it's so great, man. >> that's what this law is causing. it's causing the division and bringing out the worst, the worst in people. >> reporter: citing crime rates and the cost of social services, the mayor of costa mesa, california, and legislators in ohio and texas, say they're pushing for arizon arizona-style immigration laws. >> the citizens are sick and tired of political correctness
that the rest of america plays, not new rules as they go along, but the same rules that all of us play by. you destroy the jobs, help us create 11 million jobs. they should help pay for it. >> i understand that you're making a point and you want to make a clear line in the sand here, but isn't it fair, or at least would you acknowledge that it was more than just bankers that caused the problem in america, right? a lot of big union-run and union dealt with institutions like the car companies also failed, and that wasn't just the fault of wall street, was it? >> a lot of them didn't fail. >> right? and some of them did and received more bailout money than any individual bank. >> any manufacturing took our economy to the brink of disaster. this did. wall street did. and they haven't learned the lesson. if you look at gm, they've paid the money back, they're getting great cars, they're getting market share, they're creating jobs. these guys took $13 trillion worth of assets away from average americans and they haven't learned the lesson. they're back to the same old stuff. that's why we need wall
. this time, the history channel is working on its version of the story of america's royalty. katie holmes has signed on to play first lady jackie kennedy in the eight-hour series set to air next year. >>> if you know it, forget about it mean you can make money speaking brooklynese. >>> a retired british man is the first person in the world to have a life-saving operation performed by a robot. doctors used this robotic system to correct a patient's irregular heartbeat. and u.n. peace keepers, lending a helping hand to baby gorillas. six other rescued gorilla's will be flown to their sanctuary in rwanda this year. i lost. i should have written that last line and passed it like i made it. >>> the controversial new anti-immigration law in arizona could soon face the first real legal test. a lawsuit against the measure is being filed today in court. the national clergymen are seeking an injunction of the law. other hispanics are planning protests. meanwhile, congressman dunk can d. hunter, a republican from california, has jumped into the debate this week when asked about supporting children born
. we have some people in america on unemployment two years. they want to rebuild america schools, roads and energy systems and want the president to increase state aid and pull people back to work and tarp funds to work for main street. but looking at the signs, there's a variety of them. hold banks accountable, modified loans of feed the needy, not the greedy. it's interesting because half of the people are angry at the banks and the others believe wall street is the reason america's in the position it's in now. >> neil: any good guess, are you hearing from authorities, how many are showing up? we're told a lot of them are in mid manhattan brokerage offices. what's going on? >> reporter: well, looking for 10,000. my guess is 1500 to 2,000, we're two city blocks. as it gets later, more people are filing in. the crowd is interesting. all the noise is coming from the speakers. maybe it will pump up the crowd when a main speaker is scheduled to speak any minute. >> thank you very much. obviously nothing is happening to you given some of your comments you've made. charlie payne in the middl
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to national security and our national economy and to a big part of america's population. >> you know the answer's no? senator graham has already said he feels senator reid broke a promise to him on climate change and no way you can bring up immigration reform this year. the emotions of the debate. you disagree with him? >> i disagree with him. i think what senator reid said is i want to do both climate change and immigration this year. and of course, you know, i don't know where senator graham heard different any that comment but some house, he took that to mean immigration is going to come first, even though, you know, the majority leader said more work's been done on climate change, that probably would go first. however, i don't know that one senator can reject an issue that is so compelling for millions, not only of undocumented individuals in this country, but for many of us who are u.s. citizens and legal, permanent residents, who are being detained unlawfully and against our constitutional rights in immigration raids. and what arizona did obviously created an even greater groun
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is a part of america. >> reporter: but in post-9/11 america it remains a politically sensitive part. >> the fact is we are fighting terrorism today but it's coming primarily from the muslim world and the muslim community. >> this makes public outreach risky and the white house sensitivity for example after the fort hood massacre draws fire. >> there was too much attention given to try to downplay the fact this was an act of terrorism. >> mr. obama's promise to close gitmo and jettison the phrase "war on terror" have been condemned mainly by conservatives but praised by muslims. >> you can't have an mono statement where you say we denounce terrorism and r rattle a sword. >> ellison is one of two members of congress that say bush deserve more credit for the muslim outreach but it was overshadowed by iraq. quiet contact led the obama administration to adjust what officials feel was excessive surveillance of muslims and that, too, has drawn fire. >> they have been tried to label some things profiling and off the limits that have always been good law enforcement practices. >> the preside
. >>> president obama says civil rights leader dr. dorothy height deserves a place of honor in america's memory. he was among the many dignitaries that gathered at national cathedral today for height's funeral service. michelle franzen has our report. >> reporter: mourners filled washington's national cathedral to honor dr. dorothy height. the activist and educator considered the godmother of the civil rights movement. ♪ a moving service at times. even for president obama who delivered the eulogy. >> she, too, deserves a place in our history books. she, too, deserves a mace of honor in america's memory. >> reporter: he reflected on height's life of 98 years. and her life's work leading the study march to bring equality to all. >> look at her body of work. desegregating the wyca, laying the groundwork for integration on wednesdays in mississippi. strategizing the civil rights leaders, holding her own and the only woman in the room. >> reporter: on this day, she was surrounded by friends, civil rights leaders, dignitaries, family, including her 88-year-old nephew. >> she was a good mentor, some
that changed america. >> reporter: show she was born in virginia and planted her roots in harlem. washingtonians claimed her as their own. >> she is a world figure but a national treasure, but to those of us in washington dc we think of her as a washingtonian. >> reporter: and dorothy height did fight many of her battles here. >> dorothy could not live without immersing herself in the life of our city and d.c. voting rights became one of her great causes, too. >> reporter: secretary of state clinton reminded worshippers that height's life was not defined by jun one struggle for equality. >> she under stood that women's rights and civil rights are indi visible. you can't say you're for one and not be for the other. >> reporter: it was a night of serious tributes, but no celebration of dorothy height could neglect her love of those trademark hats. >> she was a supporter of the women's movement, she was for integration, and now she don't want nuns to be the only place going about with something on their head. >> reporter: well, there were plenty of funny, charming, and personal mome
and economies are bubbling all over that region. singapore a 13% rate and south america has promising areas, as well. i think that investors have plenty of places to look. >> so do you think then, gary f we continue that thought the fed might be overreacting so reluctant to move because of europe? >> great point. >> that's a tough call. overreacting or not, i think that they are encouraged to stay very accommodative for the rest of this year. i don't see the fed changing that very much and i think consequently the environment for equities particularly in the more promising economies is very strong and i think particularly the financial sector and the interest rate curb and the yield curb is very positive and i think that will support a lot of the financials around the world. >> all right, free money forever, at least in the short run. great for stocks, thank you very much, gentlemen. >>> still ahead here on "the call." the amount of oil gushing into the gulf of mexico may be much bigger than originally thought, five times as big. we're going to head to new orleans for the latest and get a s
of the country's biggest advocates for a smoke-free america brought his message to maryland students today. patrick reynolds is also the grandson of tobacco company mobile rj reynolds, but he has seen what the business has done to his loved ones. he is now one of the nation's most active anti-smoking advocates. >> he is the grandson of tobacco giant r.j. reynolds, but his message is about not smoking. >> patrick reynolds was speaking today to students at clinton, about the dangers of tobacco -- at landon about the dangers of tobacco. >> if we can start with kids today, i think we can reduce smoking rates in maryland. 70% of maryland teenagers smoke and that is up -- 17% of maryland teenagers smoke and that is a little below the national average. that is too many. >> at age 19, he lost his tongue and part of his job to cancer. he began smoking as a teenager. >> they said, the cancer is still spreading and there was nothing more they could do. >> he lost his father, told his brother, and other family members to smoking-related diseases, and believes his message to young people is very import
and mid-sized businesses so they can create jobs and we can put america back to work. >> you understand, richard, that it's more profitable to gamble and it's more profitable to lend credit card money at 20% than it is to lend to a small business at 5%? >> absolutely. and that's why wall street reform is so necessary. so that they get back to what they were supposed to be. and that's supporting the real economy that makes it. they got out of control, it's time for us to rein them back in and put us back under control. >> i want to make it clear that you're not here because you think wall street needs to be shut down? >> no, absolutely not. we need them to be a supportive character for the real economy. help us create jobs, help us rebuild the economy. help us put america back to work. >> what is your point of view on the current legislation? >> it needs to be strengthened. there are things we want to do to make it stronger. we think that right now, the big banks that are too big to fail, they make up about 63% of our gdp. and we could actually bail them out when they were that low. but
realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ >>> well, the floor debate starts in just three hours now on the senate wall street reform bill. democrats finally won republican support after abandoning the proposed $50 billion fund to wind down failing banks. >> but many republicans say they only ended their standoff because it was the smart move politically. republican senator saxby chambliss says he conceded to maintain the party's credibility. he joins us now. senator, we know one of the big sticking points, at least for you, thood do with this derivatives legislation that arkansas senator, democratic senator blanche lincoln was pushing. it's apparently part of the, quote, unquote, new bill, i guess, that will end up getting approved to replace the original dodd bill. are you still going to fight this part of the bill? >> we sure are, chuck. this is an overreach. it has enormous consequences out in mai
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